Common mullein (Verbascum thapsus) has intrigued me ever since I first identified it on the trail I walk many mornings, the High Bridge Trail hear in Virginia. It’s a common roadside and field weed in America as well as Europe with a long and valuable traditional use in herbal medicine.
Thinking of growing thyme in your home garden? Thyme offers a beautiful, fragrant herb. It’s a wonderful recipe ingredient. Plus, the plant makes a beautiful garden addition.
Herbal medicine and Christianity – can the two coexist? Can you be a Christian and practice herbalism?
Why do people think you cannot practice herbal medicine and Christianity at the same time?
These surprising St. John’s Wort uses may make it an indispensable herb for your home herb garden. Many have heard of using St. John’s Wort for depression and anxiety, but there are other uses, too.
Edible flowers are both beautiful and delicious! This year, I grew both borage and nasturtiums just for their edible flowers.
Apple mint (Mentha suaveolens) offers all the health benefits of other types of mint but with a refreshingly different taste. It’s easy to grow in sun or shade, in containers or in the garden, and it works well in a wide variety of dishes, mint teas, and more.